Colleagues at NHS hospital trusts across Lancashire and South Cumbria are benefitting from generous donations from NHS Charities Together following heroic fundraising efforts from people like Colonel Tom Moore, who raised almost £33m for the NHS.
Welcome to the fourth bulletin providing you with an update of what has been taking place across Morecambe Bay to tackle the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A new social media campaign has been launched by the Bay Health and Care Partners (BHCP) to provide quick answers to questions about healthcare in Morecambe Bay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Jon Richardson is back for St John’s Hospice! This time he’s uniting with some special guests to put on a fabulous livestream comedy event this Bank Holiday Monday through the GMCA fundraising platform United We Stream.
An electronic observation system which will help to improve patient safety has been rolled out in clinical areas across the Trust’s three main hospital sites.
A campaign aimed at improving quality and safety by ensuring staff have all the information and tools they need to protect their health and wellbeing and flourish at work, has been launched at the Trust UHMBT and other Bay Health and Care Partners.
Improved access to services for people who need urgent support with their mental health is now in place across Lancashire and South Cumbria.
A temporary mobile computerised tomography (CT) scanner at Westmorland General Hospital will be introduced to support outpatient and routine scans at the Trust.
Health bosses in Morecambe Bay are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week and encouraging local residents to do the same by encouraging this year’s theme of kindness.
Incidents of people ignoring the current lockdown restrictions and attempting to camp overnight at local beauty spots in the Lake Districts is prompting Cumbria’s multi-agency Local Resilience Forum to remind people that overnight stays are not permitted under the new guidance and anyone found breaking the rule will be asked to move on, and potentially fined.